The Jewel

There is this cave
In the air behind my body
That nobody is going to touch:
A cloister, a silence
Closing around a blossom of fire.
When I stand upright in the wind,
My bones turn to dark emeralds.

– James Wright

One thought on “The Jewel

  1. Somewhere I saw someone comparing our new way of just “liking” things to some 1984 degradation of the language to the point of meaninglessness and totalitarianism. But I dont totally care. Like. And smiley face.

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